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Poltimore Observatory Open Evening

Poltimore Observatory Open Evening

Saturday 14th May 2022 from 17:00pm to 23:00pm

The Poltimore Observatory and Inn
East Street, North Molton, Devon, EX36 3HR

The Poltimore Inn in North Molton will be holding an open evening to introduce its new purpose-built observatory.

The event includes a meal at the pub, a tour of the observatory, and a stargazing session using two telescopes should weather permit.

Please contact the pub for more details.

Please note that this event has already taken place on 14/05/2022

Event booking

Please contact the venue directly for all booking enquiries.

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

The below chart shows if and when the skies will be at their darkest during this event. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing.

Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at The Poltimore Observatory and Inn. View these events on a calendar.

  • Observe Jupiter from the Poltimore Observatory

    Saturday 24th September 2022 from 18:30pm to 20:30pm

    The Poltimore Observatory and Inn, North Molton, EX36 3HR

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